12 - 13 December 2007,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 1,375
A NORTH ITALIAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED WALL-BRACKET IN THE FORM OF THE HEAD OF A GIRL
PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY
With a floral and foliate head-dress
17 in. (43 cm.) high; 16 in. (40.5 cm.) wide
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The bracket's foliate and shell-like cartouche is conceived in l8th Century 'picturesque' fashion and displays the veil-draped head of rose-crowned Venus, goddess of love.
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